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<< Rewinding the mixed tape

Yesterday, as I was going through some old belongings, I stumbled upon the 'U2 - 18 singles' CD that I had. This is definitely by far one of the best music cds I have owned.
I remembered buying cassettes of albums/movies I loved. And I would listen to them over and over again.The ones born in the 90's, we all remember using a pencil to fix the cassette tape or rewinding it, don't we? :) Oh those childhood memories! On one occasion, my father even used one of the tapes as an alarm and played my favorite song to wake me up. The music that we listened to in the 90's was also so much better than it is now. I personally think songs by artists from the 80s and 90s- Bon Jovi, U2, MJ, Bryan Adams etc and the older artists are no comparison to the ones by the recent ones. Can you think of a song  made in today's date that would be popular even 20 years later just like 'Summer of 69'?  Lady gaga and the likes wouldn't go too far with their songs even as the…

Do you love your job?

It's been a little over 3 years since I started working. There have been times I have enjoyed my work and most other times sitting at my desk covered by walls of corporate concrete I wondered this really what I want to do? I won't go into listing all of the alternative careers that I had on my mind since I was a kid(I think I've done that many times before!)

I've asked myself...'are you living someone else's dream?' For this, my answer is 'yes' and my mind is quick in recollecting the people who inspired me to take up this career. But when I think about it I  realize that while these people were only partly responsible it was purely my choice that brought me where I am today. So if I do not like my work I should stop the blame game and spare these people. But I also believed right from the beginning that God wanted me to have this job and I am grateful for it. Everyday as I hear of people struggling to get jobs it only makes me humble and gra…